Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3744a

Incident date

July 26, 2019

Location

كفرزيتا, Kafar Zeita, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Kafar Zeita, Hama, on July 26th.

Smart news initially alleged “a rocket attack on the city of Kfar Zeita in Hama from the positions of Russian forces in the city of Halfaia.”

Smart News later stated that “two people [were] killed by airstrikes of the regime forces on the city of Kfar Zeita, north of Hama.”

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]